State health reform efforts increasingly focus on providing comprehensive and well-coordinated care to people with serious illness to improve quality of care and drive down costs. Palliative care can be an important component of these strategies, buttressed by research that finds it improves patient satisfaction and reduces costs for people with serious illness. With the […]
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This chart describes each state’s initial stay-at-home order, penalties for noncompliance, dates for phased re-openings including the resumption of non-essential medical procedures, and any delays or reclosings resulting from the recent resurgence of coronavirus infections. It also indicates which states currently have statewide mask requirements.
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) seeks a strong policy associate for its growing Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team. We are looking for candidates with substantial knowledge about state health policies, programs, and strategies that support individuals with chronic conditions, including older adults, individuals with complex physical and/or behavioral health needs and/or intellectual/developmental […]
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is developing a report on how family caregiving impacts state Medicaid programs, and the role Medicaid plays in supporting family caregivers. Medicaid — jointly funded and administered by the federal and state governments — provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including low-income adults, children, older adults, and people with disabilities. Relatives and friends […]